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Old 09-17-2002, 04:31 PM
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Thanksgiving Dinner!!

Here's my menu!!!
It is the same every year!!!
What's yours?

Chips and dads dip while watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!!

Turkey with moms dressing (It's the white bread type)
mashed potatoes and gravy
sweet potatoes with marshmallows
cranberry sauce and the kind you slice
fruit salad
brussel sprouts
cauliflower
corn
hot rolls
pumpkin pie
mince meat pie for dad
How about you??!!!
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Old 09-18-2002, 12:36 AM
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We always have Turkey, mashed potatoes, string beans, corn, pearl onions with peas, stuffing, cranberry sauce (homemade and canned), biscuits, gravy, apple and pumpkin pies with coolwhip/whipped cream
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Old 09-18-2002, 06:26 PM
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Our Thanksgiving Dinner is:

Roasted Turkey w/ gravy & dressing
Cranberry Sauce(with apples&brandy)
Caramelized pumpkin & pear crumble(whipped cream for top)
Sweet potatoes w/brown sugar & pecans
Steamed green beans
Mashed potatoes
Rutabaga(mashed)
Relish tray with fresh veggies & dip
Deviled eggs
Fresh rolls
Pies, (wildberry, apple, pumpkin)

And whatever anyone else is bringing! Usually there is way too much food but then everyone gets to take some home for meals!

This year we will be at my sister's home...she has a brand new kitchen to break in...and she has a gorgeous view...by the lake and there is a lighthouse across the bay. Only 16 people live in her town during winter.

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Old 09-18-2002, 06:37 PM
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Since Ive remarried and had my son, we have started a tradition of having Thanksgiving dinner at our house with just Dh, Ds & myself. We then go to somewhere in the family for Christmas & Easter.

We have:

Baked Turkey
Stuffing ( MIL's recipe MMM!)
Mashed potatoes
Gravy
Corn
Bicuits

Pumpkin pie and Apple Pudding

We always have PLENTY left for all sorts of leftovers.
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Old 09-21-2002, 07:14 AM
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Hi All!!
Every other year, We get together with my family & on the odd years, We have to do something else.....My husbands family just doesn't do anything (fitting that it's on the "odd" years for his family LOL) & since it's the year that my family does with the inlaws, we basically just have to make do with ourselves;-) I usually like to scour through the cookbooks to make something different every year. Our standard is basicially the same as everyone elses:
Turkey
Stuffing
Mashed tatas/gravy
Squash
Rutabaga (my absolute favorite!!! - wouldn't be a holiday without it)
Cranberry Sauce (I've tried other things but my husband wants the cranberries that his mother always had - you know the kind that comes out shaped like a can LOL)
Baked Beans
Corn
Rolls
Quick Breads
Pumpkin Pie (yum)
Apple Pie
Frosted Sugar Cookies for the kids

I just absolutely LOVE the holidays. I have 2 brothers and their wives, 2 sisters and their husbands, Mom, Dad, Husband, 4 sons and 3 nephews, 7 nieces, 1 niece aquired by marriage and 1 grand nephew - We have sooooo much fun when we all get together. I always try to have an easy craft for us all to do. One for the kids & 1 for the adults....It's a special time for us all. Like I said previously, I always try to do 1 new dish every year - I love to bake & cook and it's always a great time. Even when we have to do it, just by ourselves


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Old 09-21-2002, 08:53 AM
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thanksgiving dinner

we go to my moms we have thanksgiving turkey cornbread dressing dumplins. mashed potatoes broccoli casserole homeade rolls homeade cranberry relish jellied cranbery souce, punkin pie pecan pie chocolate pie, corn, greenbeans yummmy oh yea and candied yams with marshmallows
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Old 09-21-2002, 02:11 PM
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My menu is the same as the ones I have seen on here. This is making me hungry
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Old 09-21-2002, 04:19 PM
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My DH and I go to my Dad's and we have some of our 'orphans' over and we have:

turkey with cornbread dressing
spiked pork loin with white bread dressing
greenbean casserole
squash casserole
corn
mashed potatoes ( with jackets ) and brown gravy
cranberry sauce
apple, pumkin, and mincemeat pies
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We usually go to my mothers and spend the night. We celebrate everyone's birthday then (with $1.00 gifts--loads of fun being crazy and creative). We play games and the kids see who can stay up the latest (I'm no longer a kid since the four year old was born). My sister works at Wal-Mart and they usually have an up all night deal with great bargains. She works it and she always says if I have to be up and there so do you; so some of us will go out and visit her. All in all a great time.

This year, however, dad is retiring and mom and dad are taking a couple of the grandkids and my sister to Disney World so our Thanksgiving plans are up in the air this year. I'm hoping my hubby will want to do something at home but maybe we'll invite ourselves over to his mom's house

Our menu:

Roasted turkey--cooked by mom and carved by dad (before we get to the table)
Stuffing (from a box)
Mashed potatoes--dad peels them and I mash them
Gravy--mom makes the best
Cranberry sauce from the can--mandatory
Broccoli and cauliflower casserole
Corn--mandatory
cresent rolls (from the can)
pumpkin pie
pecan pie
cool whip

Love the food, love the atmosphere
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chuckle Thanksgiving dinner

Thanksgiving dinner and family traditions sometimes bump heads. My dec husband's family did not care for turkey and usually had ham - he & I combined 'cause we felt if we cooked it once - make enough for the week-end and the freezer.

Fruit, cheese & veggie tray with crackers
20+ lb turkey
12-15 lb ham with raisin sauce
Homemade cran/orange relish, whole and jellied
candied sweet potatoes
mashed potatoes & gravy
cornbread/oyster dressing (homemade cornbread)
fruit & nut dressing
green beans
corn (preferably on the cob)
brussel sprouts
Homemade rolls
Store bought rye, pumpernickel and rolls (italian) for sandwiches
Home made sweet potato and apple pies
coffee, tea, milk and cranberry juice - wine if wanted

Over the years we would occassionally add oyster stew, chowders and an all time favorite - banana pudding from scratch, including meringue.
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